The Eastgate Carryout on 1853 Eastgate.
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Armed man threatened to kill convenience store clerk Tuesday night.
An armed man threatened to kill a South Toledo carryout clerk on Tuesday night during a robbery, police report.
The hold up at Eastgate Carry Out, 1853 Eastgate Rd., near Glendale Avenue, is the most recent in a string in South Toledo. Police did not immediately say if the Tuesday night robbery was related to the others.
Tuesday, at 11:50 p.m., a man went into the store, walked to the back, and then rushed the front counter, according to a police report. There he pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded cash be put into a bag.
“Give me all your money,” the suspect reportedly yelled. “I‘ll shoot you. I’ll kill you.”
The suspect ran around the counter and again demanded cash, receiving about $350 from the register and a money bag with about $12,000 to $20,000 in cash and money orders, police said. the suspect then ordered the victim to the floor and fled in an unknown direction.
A description of the suspect was not available.
Other recent robberies, including two from over the weekend, have involved two suspects who each time were armed and masked. They include:
- Stop ’N Go, 1256 Broadway.
- Stop ’N Go, 1409 Western Ave.
- East Side Sunoco, 615 Oak St.
- Stop ’N Go, 1901 Broadway.
- Stop ’N Go, 1806 Arlington Ave.
- Airport Stop Carryout, 3326 Airport Hwy.
- Cigarette Outlet, 2620 Airport Hwy.
Police ask that anyone with information call Crime Stoppers at 419-255-1111.